This is an analysis of the poem The Lure Of Spring that begins with:

As I walked out one brave spring morn,
When earth was young and new,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbAAcc adddaAbb ecXcaaee acXcAAff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111011 111111 11010101 111101 11110111 10011110 11110101 11010111 111001011 110111 10110100 110101 11111001 10011110 110010111 11110101 1111110001 111101 11011101 010111 11111001 11011110 110011101 11010011 111101011 111111 11111111 1110101 11110111 10011110 101111101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 272
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; as, i are repeated.

    The author used the same word as at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of The Lure Of Spring;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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